IN HB1098 | 2021 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)
Status: Introduced on January 7 2021 - 25% progression
Action: 2021-01-07 - First reading: referred to Committee on Natural Resources
Pending: House Natural Resources Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Wake boarding and wake surfing. Prohibits a person from operating on a public freshwater lake a motorboat that engages in wake boarding or wake surfing: (1) during the period between sunset and sunrise; or (2) in violation of a rule adopted by the natural resources commission (commission). Places restrictions that apply to wake boarding or wake surfing on a small public freshwater lake that is at least 70 acres but not more than 300 acres. Establishes a procedure for property owners on a public freshwater lake to petition the commission to adopt rules concerning wake boarding and wake surfing restrictions. Establishes a penalty. Provides that an individual may not operate a motorboat with: (1) an outboard engine; or (2) an outdrive unit with a propeller that extends past the motorboat's transom or swim platform; for the purpose of wake surfing.

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Wake boarding and wake surfing.



2021-01-07HouseFirst reading: referred to Committee on Natural Resources
2021-01-07HouseAuthored by Representative Abbott

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